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The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.


Trump scraps Obama climate policies  

Fillon's wife under formal investigation, Turkey 'spied' on opponents in Germany, Virtual lemonade

UN calls for investigation into Iraqi civilian deaths in Mosul  

UN urges investigation into the number of civilians who've died in the battle for Mosul, powerful cyclone batters north-east Australia, what inkblots tells us about human psychology, Britain has new coin that's 'almost impossible to counterfeit'

US envoy says nuclear ban 'not realistic'  

Trump son-in-law faces Russia questions, Zuma orders finance minister back home, Gold coin worth $4m stolen in Germany

Russian opposition leader Navalny is jailed  

Alexei Navalny is jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during mass-protests, students killed in Japan avalanche, Singaporean couple jailed for starving their maid, will robots replace bricklayers on building-sites ?

Violent anti Government protests in Russia  

Hundreds arrested at anti-government protests in Moscow, Hong Kong has its first woman leader, Former international player becomes the first Italian woman to manage male footballers at the national level.

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike  

The Pentagon has acknowledged that a US-led coalition hit an area in Mosul where many civilians were killed, Standoff in Bangladesh between security forces and Islamist militants, A Filipino fisherman survives 56 days adrift at sea

Trump pulls US healthcare bill in dramatic u-turn  

President Trump says he's surprised and disappointed after failing to secure Republican support in Congress for plans to replace Obamacare, on the second anniversary of the Germanwings air crash, the father of the pilot accused of deliberately flying into the Alps has cast doubt on the official finding, and why authorities in Beijing wants to stop couple's getting divorced.

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak released from detention  

Le Pen meets Putin, Police appeal over Westminster attacker, Could a robot do your job?

Trump ultimatum on healthcare bill  

US president demands a make-or-break vote in Congress, special report from inside Palmyra, world first breakthrough to combat TB, art gallery app

London vigil for terror attack victims  

'Evil and twisted acts of terrorism will be defeated' - London Mayor, Sadiq Khan; blow for Trump as health vote delayed; rethinking the science behind earthquakes

Westminster attacker was born in Britain  

Russian ex-MP shot dead at Kiev hotel, Shakespeare and funk music

Arrests made over London terror attack  

Seven people are being questioned about Wednesday's attack at the Houses of Parliament which killed four people, Trump team 'incidentally tapped', sunken South Korean ferry salvaged, new cloud formations

5 dead and 40 injured in London attack  

The British prime minister has called the London terror attack - which killed 5 and injured 40 - "sick and depraved"; the US Secretary of State has said his country's top priority in the Middle East is the defeat of the Islamic State group.

Anti-IS summit in Washington  

ICRC warns of mass starvation in Yemen and Somalia, Restoration work on Jesus's tomb in Jerusalem completed

Brussels Terror Attack Remembered  

Belgium marks first anniversary of bombings in airport and metro which killed 32 people, Syria World Cup hopes, China school stampede, India court gives sacred rivers human status

Electronics ban on some UK flights  

Stroke treatment from spiders, French Interior Minister resigns, Morse writer dies

US bans electronics on some flights  

Tributes and reaction to the death of Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness. Hot baths and blood sugar control

Former IRA leader turned peacemaker, Martin McGuinness, dies  

Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister, Martin McGuinness, has died aged 66, South Korean ousted president reports to prosecutors for questioning, US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

FBI confirms Trump Russia investigation  

FBI chief confirms criminal probe into alleged Russian interference in 2016 US election and denies President Trump's wiretap claim, French election candidates battle for public support in TV debate, Brazil's rotten meat scandal prompts major import bans, Sesame Street welcomes autistic muppet

US spy chiefs to assess Russia claims  

FBI director to testify in Congress, the secret to successful sperm, Vodafone deal creates India mobile giant, doping in sport "fast becoming a crisis", why do birds sing at dawn? Face recognition used to prevent loo roll theft in China

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